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Case Report: Cysticercosis: Sonographic Diagnosis of a Treatable Cause of Epilepsy and Skin Nodules

Tom HellerLighthouse Clinic, Lilongwe, Malawi;

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Claudia WallrauchDepartment of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi;

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Daniel KaminsteinDepartment of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Service, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia

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A case of disseminated cysticercosis of brain, muscle subcutaneous tissue is reported and the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the diagnosis of the condition emphasized.

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Address correspondence to Tom Heller, Lighthouse Clinic, Lilongwe, Malawi. E-mail: echnatom@web.de

Authors’ addresses: Tom Heller and Sam Phiri, Lighthouse Clinic, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi, E-mails: echnatom@web.de and samphiri@lighthouse.org.mw. Claudia Wallrauch, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi, E-mail: claudiawallrauch@web.de. Daniel Kaminstein, Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Service, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, GA, E-mail: daniel.kaminstein@gmail.com.

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